The best classic and old school Science Fiction games

Dyna Blaster

Dyna Blaster

Bomberman, or as it's known in Europe, Dyna Blaster, is one of my all-time favorites games. Originally created in 1983 for the PC, it was later ported to the Atari ST and the Amiga.

Year: 1991 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2021-04-10Tags: 2 players arcade competitive maze multiplayer science fiction top-down

Star Wars: X-Wing

Star Wars: X-Wing

Star Wars: X-Wing is the first flight sim game set in the Star Wars universe created by LucasArts. It was released in 1993 for PC MS-DOS only and it was followed one year later by Star Wars: TIE Fighter.

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: flight movies real-time science fiction space flight vehicular combat simulator

Another World

Another World

Another World, also known as Out of This World, is a cinematic platformer action-adventure designed by Éric Chahi for Delphine Software and released in 1991 initially for Amiga an...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: amiga original game platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

Redneck Rampage

Redneck Rampage

Redneck Rampage is a comedy/sci-fi first-person shooter created by Xatrix Entertainment and published by Interplay for MS-DOS in 1997. The game uses the Build game engine, usually considered a 2.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 2.5d aliens first-person fps science fiction

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986 and one of the most popular videogame ever created. It's inspired to Breakout, a videogame created by Atari in 1970, but it's much richer.

Year: 1987 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2021-02-17Tags: arcade bat and ball breakout coin-up conversion paddle pong science fiction

Quake Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon

Quake Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon

Scourge of Armagon is the first official mission pack for Quake. It was developed by Developed by Hipnotic Interactive and released in 1997. It contains 17 new single-player leve...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-01-24Tags: mission science fiction shoot em up

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer is a real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios (creators of Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis), and published by Virgin Interactive in 1995 for MS-DOS and other platforms.

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: europe freeware real-time rts science fiction war

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle At Antares, the sequel to Master of Orion, is a popular turn-based 4x space empire game designed by Steve Barcia and Ken Burd and developed by Simtex. Th...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 4x management science fiction turn-based

Starcraft

Starcraft

StarCraft is one of the most influential real-time-strategy games ever created and one of the most important video games of all time. It was developed by Blizzard Entertainment, and it was initially released in 1998 for Windows.

Year: 1998 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-01-14Tags: aliens freeware real-time rts science fiction

Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Flashback: The Quest For Identity is a sci-fi platformer/action-adventure published by U.S. Gold, and developed by Delphine Software. The game is the brainchild of Paul Cuisset, cr...

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga original game cinematic cyberpunk platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

Commander Keen

Commander Keen

Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars is the first in the franchise of side scrollers of the same name, developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1990 for DOS. There are 5 entries into the series.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: platform science fiction top-down

Frontier: Elite II

Frontier: Elite II

The 350th game on GamesNostalgia is our favourite game ever: Frontier: Elite II. You can download here the PC version, which had a more advanced graphics engine, featuring texture mapping, compared to the Amiga version.

Year: 1993 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-17Tags: 3d amiga original game polygons science fiction shoot em up space flight space sim texture map trading

R-Type

R-Type

R-Type is a side-scrolling shoot-em-up arcade created by Irem in 1987. The graphics design was inspired by H. R. Giger's artwork for the Alien movies. It was ported to several home...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-04-14Tags: arcade h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle is the fourth game in the Commander Keen series and the first in the second series "Goodbye, Galaxy". Developed by idSoftware, it was released in 1991 for MS-DOS .

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: platform science fiction